Your Move, CNN: New Yorker Fires Jeffrey Toobin for Exposing Himself

November 11th, 2020 10:17 PM

On Wednesday afternoon, The New Yorker did the right thing in formally firing longtime staff writer Jeffrey Toobin for having exposed himself during an early October staff Zoom call simulating Election Day with New York’s NPR affiliate WNYC. Unfortunately, there was no word on his employment status at CNN (where’s currently on leave) other than an article from conservative media…

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FLASHBACK: CNN Guy Who Exposed His Penis Called Clarence Thomas Weird

November 7th, 2020 1:30 PM

Thirteen years ago this week, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin trashed Clarence Thomas as an isolated, “eccentric” weirdo on the Supreme Court. This coming from the guy who, in 2020, would expose his penis during a Zoom call. 

Jeffrey Toobin Suspended After Exposing Himself on Zoom Call

October 19th, 2020 3:49 PM

Cue the jokes, NewsBusters readers. On Monday, The New Yorker announced that staff writer Jeffrey Toobin had been suspended for having exposed his genitalia and allegedly engaging in a sex act during a Zoom call last week between New Yorker staff and journalists with New York City-area NPR affiliate WNYC. Toobin, who’s also CNN’s chief legal analyst, was “granted”…

Beyond Depraved: Media Defend Child-Exploiting ‘Cuties’ Movie

Culture
September 10th, 2020 5:50 PM

Several big name publications have decided to go on the defensive for a Netflix movie that hypersexualizes little girls. And to think, some of us are unsure about calling the media the “enemy of the people.”

New Yorker Promotes Study: ‘95% of Women’ Happy With Their Abortion

Culture
September 4th, 2020 1:41 PM

Just in time to benefit the radical pro-abortion policies of a Biden/Harris ticket – which many have called the most pro-abort political platform in American history – lefties at The New Yorker published a piece on a study saying the “95% of women” who had abortions said it was the “right decision” thing for them.

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'Absurd' Query to McEnany: Is Trump Sad the South Lost the Civil War?

June 29th, 2020 5:08 PM

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany had to deal with what she called "absolutely absurd" questions at Monday's press briefing. Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker asked the president believed "it was a good thing that the South lost the Civil War?"

New Yorker: 'Embarrassment of Democrats Wearing Kente-Cloth Stoles'

June 12th, 2020 10:36 AM

Did you find the sight of Congressional Democrats kneeling while wearing kente-cloth stoles on Capitol Hill to be a cringe-worthy example of virtue signaling? Well, you are far from alone. Even many liberals shuddered at the sight including Doreen St. Félix of the very liberal New Yorker.

 

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Amanpour Mocks Trump's 'America First' as 'First' in Corona-Deaths

May 21st, 2020 10:14 AM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour's hyperbole button was on as she essentially mocked President Donald Trump's "America First" policy by touting misleading claims that America is "first" in coronavirus infections and deaths, and also highlighted quotes calling the U.S. a "collapsing republic" and…

'Rodham' Novel Portrays Alternate Universe Hillary Without Baggage

May 18th, 2020 11:12 AM
There is good news for all those liberals out there enduring extreme angst over Hillary Clinton losing her race for president in 2016. In an alternate universe Hillary has a much better shot at winning that contest because she would be carrying less baggage than the real Hillary. And the main reason is that in the alternate universe as fantasized by author Curtis Sittenfeld in her novel Rodham,…

Chris Hayes: Trump's Casualness on Virus Deaths Is 'Sociopathic'

May 10th, 2020 10:41 PM
In a new interview with Isaac Chotiner of The New Yorker, MSNBC host Chris Hayes launched into an attack on President Trump and his supporters as having a "sociopathic casualness" to the coronavirus death toll, so "horrifying and enraging" it was "almost insanity-inducing."
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NPR's Michel Martin Cues Journalist to Hint Trump Voters Are Racist

May 8th, 2020 10:27 PM
On Thursday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, NPR weekend anchor Michel Martin prodded The New Yorker's Evan Osnos to suggest that Donald Trump supporters are racists even if they don't like to admit it. He also hinted that they vote racist because they support a President whose actions "explicitly, demonstrably, measurably harm people of color."

Lib Media-Led Union Votes to Request ‘Public Financing for Journalism’

Business
May 4th, 2020 6:17 PM
One of the premier national unions for liberal outlets such as NBC News Digital, The Washington Post and The New York Times actually voted to request the government finance the news industry with taxpayer dollars. Surprisingly, it was The Times that released the story Sunday May 3. The article noted how the president of the “most prominent journalists’ union in the country, the…
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PBS Highlights Missteps by NY Democrats in Pandemic Response

May 1st, 2020 6:19 PM
On Thursday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, the show devoted a segment to the handling of the coronavirus pandemic in New York, and gave a surprising amount of criticism toward Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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PBS Likens Trump to 'Authoritarians' for His Media-Bashing 'Playbook'

April 26th, 2020 7:55 PM
On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International host Christiane Amanpour held a discussion on the topic of whether some countries will use the pandemic to increase authoritarian powers, and the segment began with a discussion of President Donald Trump's behavior, with panelists likening him to authoritarian world leaders, and blaming him for many Americans distrusting the news…